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Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, today announced it conducted a full-power "hot fire" test of the upgraded first stage propulsion system of its Antares medium-class rocket using new RD-181 main engines.


NASA is working closely with Bigelow Aerospace to understand why its module did not fully expand today as planned.


With another successful Soyuz launch performed to expand the Galileo satellite navigation system, Arianespace today reaffirmed the company's important role in supporting European governments and institutions with independent, reliable and available access to space.


The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is one of the largest examples of U.S. public-private partnerships, and was established in 1982 to encourage small businesses to develop new processes and products and to provide quality research in support of the U.S. government's many missions.


NASA wants you to think that everything they do in low Earth orbit these days has some sort of business potential.


SpaceX would use a Falcon Heavy which they sell for $90 million. Of course it costs SpaceX a lot less to make the rocket than what they sell it for.


In its thirty fifth flight (PSLV-C33), ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 1425 kg IRNSS-1G.